Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

The CE&B Central Administrative Team

Department Information

CE&B’s central-administration team helps the department thrive despite all challenges!

It offers sound professional support to faculty members, research staff and graduate students.

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Victoria Christoforou
X 22132

Liz DeGrow
X 22883

Phone icon   905.525.9140

Department Chair Holger SchünemannX 24931

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Department Chair, Holger Schünemann

Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C16
905.525.9140 Ext: 24931
E-mail: chairceb@mcmaster.ca

APT Coordinator and Staff Support for Department Chair

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Heather Carr, Tenure and Promotion Coordinator

Administers faculty recruitment, appointment, promotion, tenure and annual
career review procedures.

Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C17
905.525.9140 X 26004
E-mail: hcarr@mcmaster.ca

Charmaine Fraser, Administrative Coordinator

Provides administrative support to the Department Chair.
Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C16
905.525.9140 X 24931
E-mail: fraserc@mcmaster.ca

Director of AdministrationNoel FraserX 23331

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Director of Administration, Noel Fraser

Overall responsibility for planning, managing, and operating the department.
Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C5B
905.525.9140 Ext: 23331
E-mail: noel.fraser@mcmaster.ca

HR ManagerCathy YeomansX 22690

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Cathy Yeomans, HR Manager

Manages all human resource components of department staff.
Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C5
905.525.9140 X 21730
E-mail: yeomansc@mcmaster.ca

Human resources management: support for drafting staff job descriptions; recruiting, selecting, and orienting new staff; probation monitoring and assistance; performance management; interpreting and applying collective agreements; and health and safety regulations; allocating suitable space, furniture and equipment.

HR Administrative Staff

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Liz DeGrow, Administrative Assistant - Human Resources

Provides administrative support to human resource and department operating functions.
Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C1A-3
905.525.9140 X 22883
E-mail: degrowe@mcmaster.ca

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Kerri Brownridge, Operations Site Coordinator - Human Resources

Provides administrative support to human resource and department operating functions.
Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C1A-3
905.525.9140 X 21730
E-mail: brownrik@mcmaster.ca

Finance Manager Heidi van BodegomX 22665

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Heidi van Bodegom, Finance Manager

Manages all financial components of department research (both pre and post-award) and central operating systems.
Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C4
905.525.9140 X 22665
E-mail: vanbode@mcmaster.ca

Finance management: reviewing and approving research grant and contract proposals; administering research grant and contract awards with complex demands for reporting and monitoring; account administration (including customized reports to faculty members and granting agencies, and processing thousands of transactions per year); checking and advising on university and FHS policies and procedures.

Finance Administrative Staff

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Left to right: Pat Smith, Linda Clements and Debbie Robinson

Patricia Smith, Linda Clements, Debbie Robinson

Finance Coordinators
Provide financial management and administrative support for research accounts.
Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C5A
905.525.9140
Patricia Smith: 22662  |  E-mail: psmith@mcmaster.ca  |  Room: HSC-2C5A
Linda Clements: 20206  |  E-mail: lclemen@mcmaster.ca  |  Room: HSC-2C5A
Debbie Robinson: 22200  |  E-mail:robinsd@mcmaster.ca  |  Room: HSC-2C3

Victoria Christoforou

Victoria Christoforou, Accounting Assistant

Provides administrative support for accounts payable and receivable processes.
Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C1A-1
905.525.9140 Ext: 22132
E-mail: vtsorlia@mcmaster.ca

Staff support for online Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology (GDCE)

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Laura D'Aurizio, Program Coordinator,
online Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology (GDCE)


Administers/coordinates the GDCE program and courses, and provides administrative support to the GDCE Director.
CRL, Room 124
905.525.9140 X 20473
E-mail: daurizil@mcmaster.ca

Staff Support for the Health Research Methodology Graduate Program (HRM)

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Kristina Vukelic, Program Manager,
Health Research Methodology Graduate Program

Manages/administers all HRM courses.
Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C7B
905.525.9140 X 22218
E-mail: kvukel@mcmaster.ca


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Sophia Piro, Program Assistant,
Health Research Methodology Graduate Program

Administers HRM courses and provides administrative support to the HRM Assistant Dean.
Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C
905.525.9140 X 26236
E-mail: hrmasst@mcmaster.ca


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Lorraine Carroll, Admissions Coordinator,
Health Research Methodology Graduate Program

Administers all student-related activities from admissions to graduation.
Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C1
905.525.9140 X 27718
E-mail: carrl@mcmaster.ca


Staff support for Master of Public Health Program (MPH)

Anne Gaetan

Anne Gaetan, Program Coordinator

Administers/coordinates the MPH program and courses, and provides administrative support to the MPH Director and core faculty.
Health Sciences Centre, Room 2C2
905.525.9140 X 22356
E-mail: gaetana@mcmaster.ca

Nikkie Pui Yee

Nikkie Pui Yee, Curriculum Coordinator

Coordinates the MPH program, faculty, practica sites and courses, and provides administrative support to the MPH program.Health Sciences Centre, Room CRL 215
905.525.9140 X 26428
E-mail: topy@mcmaster.ca

Vicky Fenwick-Sehl

Vicky Fenwick-Sehl, Curriculum Coordinator

Coordinates the MPH program, faculty, practica sites and courses, and provides administrative support to the MPH program.Health Sciences Centre, Room CRL 215
905.525.9140 X 26428
E-mail: fenwickv@mcmaster.ca

Staff Support for the Public Health and Preventive Medicine Residency Program

Hilary Nolan Haupt

Hilary Nolan Haupt, Program Coordinator

Coordinates the PHPM program and provides administrative support to the MPH program.
Health Sciences Centre, Room DBSHC 2006
905.525.9140 X 22356
E-mail: nolanh@mcmaster.ca

The department is successful by many measures... the quality, collegiality and productivity of the CE&B faculty; the strength of highly skilled research and administrative staff; and the quality of educational programs and the excellent students they attract.